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'Prairie Wren' rose Description
'Prairie Wren' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Margit Schowalter
HMF Ratings:
6 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Shrub.
Origin:
Bred by William Godfrey (Canada, 1942).
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Strong fragrance.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Growing:
USDA zone 2b and warmer.  Very hardy.  
Notes:
The parentage given here is from a report by the hybridizer (see Comments).The pollen was probably supplied by the seed parent. According to Godfrey, 'Prairie Wren' is the product of one open-pollination cycle on the seed parent.

Parentage given in the National-Roses-Canada database:
Ophelia x Turkes Rugosa Samling x R. spin. var altaica

Western Canadian Society for Horticulture history says
"F3 of compound hybrid involving Ophelia x Turkes Rugosa"
 
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